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Three Injured During Weekend Pileup On I-81 In Augusta

Three Injured During Weekend Pileup On I-81 In Augusta

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Three people were injured following a weekend pileup on Interstate 81 in Augusta County. State Police say a U-haul truck slammed into a GMC Sierra which overturned on its roof, and the U-haul then struck a Toyota Camry. The U-haul driver, 57-year-old Kevin Baer of Bedford County, has been charged with DUI.
Baer could face more charges as police continue to investigate the 2:30 p.m. Saturday accident. Baer was flown to UVA Hospital where eh’s now in stable condition. Patricia Schimmel of New Market, who was a passenger in the first vehicle that was hit by the U-Haul, was sent to UVA with serious injuries. Her husband, George Schimmel, was treated and released from the Augusta Medical Center and the driver of the Camry was not injured.

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